(GOES LIVE AT 7pm July 1)
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(Live 7pm, July 1)
Mayor Mike Savage and members of Regional Council are inviting residents to join in the first virtual Canada Day celebrations on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 7pm AST.
Performances for the Halifax and Dartmouth Canada Day celebrations will begin at 7:00 p.m. (subject to change) on the Halifax Regional Municipality’s Youtube page and the HFX Civic Events Facebook page. Eastlink will also feature the broadcast for those looking to tune in on cable TV. Joining us from locations across the municipality is Juno Winner Joel Plaskett, Reeny Smith, Jah’Mila, Mo Kenney, Owen O Sound Lee, Pineo + Loeb, Verena Rizg Ben Caplan and Classified. We will also have multiple surprises throughout the broadcast. Tune in to see the beautiful locations we were able to safely perform in!
Halifax was also selected by Canadian Heritage and CBC to take part in a national virtual Canada Day celebration. Halifax will be featured as part of the Ottawa national coverage, showcasing our people, city and community at 9 pm AST. This will air on CBC and is separate from the Halifax-Dartmouth Presentation.
This year marks the 153rd anniversary of the founding of Canada and with physical distancing measures and gathering limitations remaining in place, the Halifax Regional Municipality will be hosting celebrations with contests, music performances and activities for the whole family.
As part of the celebrations, residents are encouraged to send in messages, photos and videos sharing how they are celebrating Canada Day this year. These messages may be shared during the live broadcast. Residents can participate via social media using #hfxcanadaday2020 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Happy Canada Day! 🍁 Bonne fête du Canada!